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C. Wright Mills argued 50 years ago that one important measure of the demise of vibrant democracy and the corresponding impoverishment of political life can be found in the increasing inability of a society to translate private troubles to broader public...
From: Truthout | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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It took me a long time – most of a year, in fact – to come to terms with the fact that I spent most of my early professional life making horrible financial decisions and pretty mediocre career decisions. I wasn’t exactly lacking in evidence in...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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San Francisco (AFP) - Microsoft's HoloLens goggles have hit a sweet spot between Google Glass and virtual reality headgear, immersing users in a mesmerizing world of augmented reality holograms.The glasses, which the US technology titan sprang on an...
From: Business Insider | By: Glenn Chapman | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Filed under: Retirement, Budgeting, Career Change, Planning Thomas Nitzsche By Cathie Ericson How many times have you been told to act your age? Typically, it's used in the pejorative sense because you're being immature and someone wants you to just,...
From: Daily Finance | By: LearnVest | Friday, January 23, 2015
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Laura and Aidan were married on the stage at Wakefield Theatre. They had a small wedding budget, spending just £3,500, but their wedding was every bit as special as one with 10 times the money in the pot!
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Friday, January 23, 2015
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An assortment of dining chairs, including vintage iterations on the Eames shell chair by Charles and Ray Eames and Stokke's Tripp Trapp chair, are clustered around a table in this midcentury Portland home. Photo by Grant Harder....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, January 23, 2015
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Whose city is this anyway?
From: The Awl | By: The Concessionist | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Kanye West finally spoke on what folks have been wondering about for a while now.  Why is he so intent on scowling for the cameras?  He took the podium at the Daily Front Row's inaugural Fashion Los Angeles Awards recently to explain.  And it's all...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Reviewing Samira Kawash’s Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure, Virginia Postrel traces how the US came around to sweet treats: In an industrializing America that, like contemporary China, was rife with often-valid fears of adulterated foods, “poison...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, January 23, 2015
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While I spend most of my time in the kitchen, baked goods aren’t the only thing that I make. I make salads, pasta dishes, steaks and tiki drinks. Yes, you heard that right: tiki drinks. Tiki drinks just might be the original craft cocktail, since they...
From: Baking Bites | By: Nicole | Friday, January 23, 2015
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Johnny Depp’s sad career slide continues, Jude Law goes for the gold.
From: Reason | By: Reason.com | Friday, January 23, 2015
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A photographer recently decided to document the existence of Ethiopian hipsters. In America, our hipsters fit a certain image. They [...] The post Just FYI- Ethiopian Hipsters Exist appeared first on The Luxury Spot....
From: The Luxury Spot | By: Gary | Friday, January 23, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Pretty Prudent and written by Jaime, who is a part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. Scarlet is almost seven years old! Gah! You guys!! How did that happen? Remember when she used to look like this? I can't believe...
From: LilSugar | By: Pretty-Prudent | Friday, January 23, 2015
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Veronis Suhler Stevenson has sold Strata Decision Technology to Roper Industries. No financial terms were disclosed. Triple Tree provided financial advice to VSS and Strata Decision Technology in the transaction. Strata is a healthcare information technology...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, January 23, 2015
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Louis Vuitton A/W15 Photography by Brett LloydIn the latest issue of AnOther Magazine, Lou Stoppard explored Kim Jones’ vintage fashion collection – his exquisitely preserved array of eccentric and outlandish club wear by designers including Vivienne...
From: AnOther | By: Editorial assistant | Friday, January 23, 2015
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"No one notices such a small presence..."
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Friday, January 23, 2015
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Jennifer Aniston and her fiance Justin Theroux are one hot couple on the red carpet at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday (January 25) in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old actress is nominated tonight for Outstanding...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Monday, January 26, 2015
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92y: Gil and George were intrigued with our vintage Polaroid camera last night. And they enjoyed a selfie with moderator Willie Geist! Watch in this exclusive behind the scenes video....
From: Comedy Central Insider | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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“Made by Molu” hosts by Molu; who loves all things creative, vintage and handmade. The inspiration behind the name was her mum…or to be more precise, what she used to call her for the last 20-odd years and still does … Read More......
From: Craft Gossip | By: Linda Lanese | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Manon Lescaut was Giacomo Puccini’s first big international success. His publisher, Giulio Ricordi, tried to put him off the project by citing Jules Massenet’s very successful adaptation just nine years previously. Puccini was intent on making the...
From: Parterre Box | By: Patrick Mack | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Lisa Thompson takes old coats and makes them new. 
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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One of the great things about attending the National Association of Music Merchants Show is the opportunity to discover burgeoning talent. Multiple indoor and outdoor stages and exhibitor trade booths throughout the Anaheim Convention Center host...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY GEORGE A. PAUL | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Inspired by 60s crop tops and double belt pleat skirts: my 3-piece outfit (top & skirt & corset) in black, gold and... Marsala Top is based on vintage Vogue 9531 - circa early 60s. The only additions are: I have sewn the detachable cuffs on to...
From: Burda Style | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Beloved grandparents VANISH after going to meet mystery Craigslist poster who was selling the 'dream, vintage' car they wanted since they were first marriedBud and June Runion, who are both in their late 60s, had drove to meet someone who responded to...
From: Free Republic | By: dailymail.co.uk | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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After watching Juventus comfortably beat Hellas twice last week, fellow Veronese side Chievo made the trip to Turin on Sunday. It was a journey they undoubtedly dreaded after watching their neighbours concede 10 goals in those two encounters with the...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Adam Digby | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Now that we’ve entered the dead of winter, the cold weather and snow are great excuses to throw a little party (you know, like in the … Read More...
From: Flavorwire | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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What's a Valentine's Day celebration without sweets? When Jenny from Jenny Cookies decided to host a cookie decorating party for the holiday, she went all out - down to the last pink detail. The baker loves vintage valentines, so she incorporated the...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisette-Mejia | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Having lived out most of his film career in the United Kingdom, it's sometimes over overlooked that Stanley Kubrick was born in The Bronx, and that he started out behind the lens as a photographer. Recently pulled from the Look Magazine archives, we...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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After giving you guys a preview of the adidas Consortium Superstar "10th Anniversary" pack a couple days back, we now take a closer look at one of the sneakers included in the commemorative offering. Together with the help of California's very own...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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From: Uniwatch | By: Phil Hecken | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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The new Netflix slate for February offers, let’s face it, slim pickings in the way of exciting movies. The list of films that will disappear from the popular streaming service on February 1 is far more impressive than the new arrivals. But for fans...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Even though it took him a little while into the first set before finding his footing, Rafael Nadal cruised to a victory in the fourth round of the 2015 Australian Open. He knocked off No. 14 seed Kevin Anderson in straight sets 7-5, 6-1, 6-4. The win...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Adam Wells | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Of course, Saturday Night Live opened this week's show with an in-depth look at DeflateGate, with a brand new Bill Belichick press conference in which the Patriots coach proceeded to throw his quarterback Tom Brady under the bus....
From: Mediaite | By: Matt Wilstein | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns. Brewie Brewie makes it possible to brew one’s own beer at home. This large metal box comes with yeast, hops, malt and different recipes....
From: VentureBeat | By: JulesHerrick | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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The Everygirl takes us inside Tiffany Leigh Piotrowski's ultraluxe studio! When it comes to pursuing her dreams, Tiffany Leigh Piotrowski is a girl after our own hearts. Case in point? After waking up and realizing that nothing would compare to her dream...
From: CasaSugar | By: The-Everygirl | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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The Jets signed Michael Vick in 2014 to serve as their backup to Geno Smith. Although Vick is one of the most recognizable names in the sport, his play had fallen off to the point where he could not land a starting job. Vick played significant parts...
From: Gang Green Nation | By: John B | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Tutorial: Retro style sweetheart apron Stitch. Craft. Create. shares a tutorial for making this retro style sweetheart apron.  I have a couple of vintage 1950s aprons with a similar look.  It’s a half apron gathered on to a contrast waistband, …...
From: Craft Gossip | By: Anne Weaver | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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* Rear-engined Fiats were plentiful and simple. So no surprise that plenty of coachbuilders and low-volume manufacturers based their cars, trucks, and even jeeplets on the chassis. Ronan Glon at RanWhenParked runs down a few of the more interesting variants,...
From: Hemmings Auto Blogs | By: Daniel Strohl | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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From: Uniwatch | By: Phil Hecken | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Despite needing extra bodies everywhere but striker, Arsenal continue to be linked with Edinson Cavani. The latest rumours suggest the Paris Saint-Germain attacker will join the Gunners this summer. That's the view of Metro writer Lee Hurley. He suggested...
From: Bleacher Report | By: James Dudko | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Retro TV fans will be pleased: CBS4 launched a digital subchannel, 4.2, Friday at 10 p.
From: Denver Post | By: By Joanne OstrowDenver Post TV critic | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Vancouver's weather during the winter months are notoriously somber, however, local brands wings+horns and Reigning Champ have been able to successfully merge practicality and style in its environment. Tung Vo is the creative director of CYC Design,...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Among the highlights are a selection of vintage Dunhill cigarette lighters
From: Irish Times | By: Michael Parsons | Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Spring semester is here, and that means that prom is already in the air. When it comes to prom, there are many things to worry about, from finding a date to mutually agreeing with your friends on a place to eat. (The latter sounds way easier than it...
From: Just So You Know | By: Tiffany Taylor | Friday, January 23, 2015
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A mini-festival of vintage work by the pioneering studio which DreamWorks Animation is closing.After a string of box-office disappointments such as Mr. Peabody & Sherman and Penguins of Madagascar, DreamWorks Animation is going through a pretty brutal...
From: Fast Company | By: Harry McCracken | Friday, January 23, 2015
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adidas gathers its Consortium constituency with the latest highlight from the Superstar releases: the "10th Anniversary" pack. Here we find adidas observing the 10 years of special releases through the elite Consortium retail assembly, bringing together...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Friday, January 23, 2015
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Judging from the comments received following our Scottsdale auction coverage, the next $5,000 challenge is long overdue. This time around we offer up a car that could prove to be a wise investment for the Scottsdale auctions in, say, 2030, along with...
From: Hemmings Auto Blogs | By: Kurt Ernst | Friday, January 23, 2015
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What's better than geeky Valentine's Day cards? Superhero valentines - you know, the ones you used to pass out in grade school. But if you never thought you'd see 'em again, you'll be happy to know we found these gems just for you. From the vintage to...
From: GeekSugar | By: Lisette-Mejia | Friday, January 23, 2015
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While the fast-paced nature of fashion makes it extremely difficult to forecast what to expect next, due to the changing temperaments of consumers and trends, we can look at what brands have showed recent signs of promise. Streetwear, menswear, sporstwear...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Friday, January 23, 2015
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The Mariners mix old school with new school for their 2015 alternate uniforms, and they look sharp. A little bit of throwback, a little bit of revision, and a whole lot of royal blue and gold. The Mariners held an event today to introduce the new jersey...
From: Lookout Landing | By: Scott Weber | Friday, January 23, 2015
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